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Everything you need to know for Wednesday's four-pack of Game 5s

We have you covered for the NBA's busiest playoff weeknight in five years, with two pivotal games in the East and two possible clinchers in the West.

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Lowe: What the Thunder and Wolves need to do to survive

OKC and Minnesota have tough roads ahead. Zach Lowe highlights the problems for both teams so far and the key things to watch going forward.

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Wednesday's Playoff Games

NFL Draft

Round 1: Thurs., 8 p.m. ET, ESPN & ESPN2

Kiper & McShay answer 28 last-minute draft questions

Which team is under pressure? Who could trade up? We're counting down the hours until the draft, and our experts are here to catch you up.

Barnwell: Barkley or bust at No. 2? Why Giants should pass

There's every reason to believe that Barkley will be an elite running back. But drafting a quarterback is the better bet for New York. Here's why.

New episode: Follow six NFL hopefuls as they prepare for the upcoming draft

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Wednesday's Featured E+ Games

Real Madrid

Soccer

Real Madrid takes first leg in Munich behind Asensio, Marcelo

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Madrid puts one foot in Champions League final

Real Madrid played well below its best but still earned a win in the semifinals as Bayern Munich missed chance after chance.

NFL

2018 NFL Nation Mock Draft: Darnold to Browns; Allen falls

Sam Darnold goes No. 1 overall, while Josh Allen slides out of the top 10 in the NFL Nation reporters' projection of picks 1-32.

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NFL draft predictions for all 32 teams: Who's trading up, more

Will the Browns deal the No. 1 pick? Which teams will move up for a QB? NFL Nation reporters make one prediction for every team.

Commission on CBB

Tough talk on corruption, one-and-done, but commission misses the mark

The Commission on College Basketball addresses important issues related to the NBA draft, enforcement and grassroots basketball. The problem is, it offers little in the way of clear-cut answers.

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Jay Bilas calls recommendations to NCAA a 'step forward'

Bilas reacts to the Commission on College Basketball's proposed reforms to the NCAA and how those recommendations could help college basketball.

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On This Date: April 25, 1976

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  • On this date: Rick Monday saves American flag

    On April 25, 1976, Cubs center fielder Rick Monday races through the outfield to snag an American flag from protesters before they can burn it during the American Bicentennial.